Latest Aleppo News

2 Syrian rebel groups begin pulling weapons in Idlib area

Oct. 6, 2018 1:46 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Two Syrian rebel groups began withdrawing their heavy weapons Saturday from a northwestern area of the country where Russia and Turkey have agreed to set up a demilitarized zone, opposition activists said. Rami Abdurrahman of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Free...

PBS series seeks to link Syrian, Central American refugees

Sep. 7, 2018 3:24 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rarely has art attempted to link the plight of refugees in the Middle East with those in Central America. Refugees in both regions face similar challenges: they are often fleeing violence and political upheaval and share similar journeys in crossing heavily armed borders with no...

The Latest: President says Turkey in talks on Idlib

Aug. 30, 2018 1:57 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Turkey's president says his country is engaged in talks with Iran and Russia to avoid a humanitarian disaster in Syria's rebel-held region of Idlib similar to one that unfolded in Aleppo in 2016. Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke...